Asparagus With Toasted Seeds

A quick side dish that goes well with any protein.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
2 servings


  • ¾ pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces

  • ½ teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • ½ teaspoon olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons toasted pumpkin seeds

  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds


  1. Place asparagus in microwave-proof dish and add 2 tablespoons water. Cook on high until tender, about 4 minutes.

  2. Heat sesame oil and olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add asparagus and cook for 1 minute, tossing to coat with the oil. Add pumpkin and sesame seeds and cook for 1 more minute.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

111 Calories
7g Fat
9g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 111
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 10mg 49%
Calcium 59mg 5%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 421mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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